GLENDRONACH 1985 (batch 14)

Let me tell you a little story, Towards the end of last year ( 2016) I was given the news I was to be made redundant, feeling totally down I returned home to find a package containing a number of samples and to say I was slightly stunned with the contents is a massive understatement!…

PAUL JOHN SINGLE CASK P1-163.

As you might already know Paul John whisky hails from Goa in India, this fairly new whisky ( ok it’s a few years now) but it is still unknown to many is really starting to get noticed and when you consider this whisky is only 5-7 years old you will be amazed at just how…

GLENDRONACH 1991 Batch 14.

Ok so everyone now knows I love Glendronach and the single cask releases they put out !  And as anyone who reads my blog ( ok not so many then ) knows, I have the pleasure of reviewing the full batch 14 release and what a pleasure it has been so far, but we are…

GLENDRONACH 1992 Batch 14.

It is time to get back to one off those big sherry bombs in the form of this Glendronach 1992 single Oloroso sherry Butt.. Cask #226 gave up only 554 bottles and was distilled  5th June 1992 and bottled September 2016 at a cask strength of 58.4% abv, this has no added colour. Nose.. ( smiles…

GLENDRONACH 1993 cask #42 ( Batch 14 )

What more can I say about Glendronach that has not been said in previous reviews other than I’m so looking forward to this one !  This 1993 is the first Oloroso sherry cask in this batch 14 release so far and having just poured it I can already smell the wonderful aromas associated with top…

GLENDRONACH 1996( Batch 14 )

I know I’m not alone in the affection for good sherried whisky an there are not many distilleries that can match Glendronach for the quality that they can release.  If you follow my blog you will know I recently received the entire batch 14 from Glendronach in order to review ( yes I did a…

GLENDRONACH 2002 Single cask batch 14

Every now and again we get to do something that just makes us smile, gives us that warm fuzzy feeling inside and I have that right now !!  A few days ago I received a lovely surprise from Glendronach which was the full range of samples from batch 14 of the single cask releases.  Today…

Glendronach 2003 Single cask – batch 14

Glendronach 2003 Single cask The 2nd review in this series is the Glendronach 2003 Single cask from the batch 14 release..  Like the 2004 this is single malt whisky is from a Sherry puncheon and is cask #4034,  this was distilled on the 7th February 2003 and Bottled September 2016 making this a 13 year old single…

PAUL JOHN SINGLE CASK #1444

As my experiences with whisky grows and the borders get ever wider I find myself trying some totally fantastic whisky/whiskies from different continents,  some are mind blowing and some have unfortunately been rather lacking in flavour… Today’s review is luckily in the favourable category, this expression is from the Paul John distillery and is another…

Paul John single cask 1906..

Paul John Over the last few months I have had the pleasure of sampling some great whisky/whiskey from around the world, one distillery from outside the Scottish empire that is really starting to impress me is Paul John, the Indian whisky that is fast making a name for itself.. The distillery can be found in…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #935

Today’s review is taking a trip back to my beloved Auchentoshan distillery in order to review the latest offering from the bottle your own.  Over the last few years I have purchased quite a few of these bottles and so far I have had some stunning bottles, this is my first Auchentoshan oloroso single cask…

Tomatin px finish, single cask.

This is the last in a series of bottle your own offerings from Tomatin distillery. This offering is a 13 yo matured in American oak for 10 years then finished off in a pedro ximenez sherry cask.. Distilled 18-1-02 and re-gauged 10-1-12 into the px cask. It has a lovely dark copper tinge, bottled at…

Balvenie 41yo single cask.

Back in June (2015) I had the pleasure of visiting the Balvenie distillery, during this visit and tour I had the extreme pleasure of sampling a single cask 41 yo Balvenie, this was the sample given to those who are warehouse 24 members..Even better I was able to bottle up another sample to review.. This…